An answer to a customer question turns into a tutorial on how to cut, bevel, dye, and burnish leather edges at home.… Read More How to DIY Cut and Finish a Leather Edge Without Any Special Tools: Bevel, Dye, Burnish
We’ve introduced two new sizes for our house-made Leather Conditioner: 0.25 oz and 2 oz tins.… Read More Two New Sizes of Leather Conditioner
In this post, we’ll walk through the various leather care products and introduce you to the world of leather crafting. … Read More Moving forward with leather: care and crafting
If you’ve accidentally neglected vegetable-tanned leather or found a forgotten treasure in a thrift shop, we explain how to rejuvenate and rescue old, dry leather and moldy, mildewed leather. … Read More Moving forward with leather: rescuing and rejuvenating old or moldy veg-tan leather
Here are our tips and tricks for keeping leather drawer pulls looking their best: … Read More Maintaining Leather Drawer Pulls
More than once, we’ve been surprised to find how little information there is about leather – as broadly diverse a natural material as fabric or wood. We can’t wait to tell you more about it. What would you like to know?… Read More Poll: What do you want to know about leather?
Our Leather Care Dressing is carefully formulated for the needs of the vegetable tanned leather we use in our products. But there are also plenty of other fine uses for our dressing. Here are some ideas.… Read More 5 Handy Uses for our Leather Care Dressing
We use the same, high quality, vegetable-tanned leather that has always traditionally been used for equestrian sport, so it’s a natural outdoor material (saddles, reins, bridles, etc). Our American vegetable-tanned leather is infused with waxes in the tannery to stand up to horse sweat, mud, and rain – in other words, just like riding a bicycle!… Read More FAQ: How does vegetable-tanned leather do in the rain?
If left out in direct sunshine too long, dappled with mud, or doused in a rainstorm, vegetable-tanned leather can lose its luster. That first hint of dry-ness is a sign that it’s time to take care of your leather with a gentle cleaning and a light conditioning treatment. We recommend taking care of your leather… Read More FAQ: How to care for your vegetable-tanned leather goods
An alert reader noticed these pictures of a custom project we did for another customer on our Flickr page and wondered about the color. This was a custom color job for a customer, and we call this “light brown”. It’s somewhere in between our two standard colors that we call “honey” and “dark brown”. We… Read More Somewhere between honey brown and dark brown